Is This the Airline Seat of the Future?

Small is may not be so beautiful – for airline passengers, that is, if current concepts in economy seat design get a foothold in the airline industry.

Outlander series with Diana Gabaldon on Avalon cruise

River Cruise Themes on Avalon to Quench Passionate Interests

From following in the footsteps of a favorite novel series or finding new and rare wines to praise, river cruising is not just about passing iconic scenery while sailing the great rivers of Europe. Avalon Waterways is offering, among a long menu of choices, a chance to sail with Diana Gabaldon, author of the very popular […]

Gold Coasts: Head to the Med for These Cruise Port Gems

By Craig Middleton The Mediterranean coast is brimming with incredible sites, cultures, food, and experiences. Here are five must-see sites on the Mediterranean coast worth the cruise.

Costa Caribbean Cruise: A Window to Italy

By David Yeskel   I’ll be honest. I knew that a 7-day Caribbean sailing on Costa Cruises’ Costa Deliziosa would be different from competing mass-market ships sailing out of South Florida. I just never imagined it would be that different.  In fact, it’s more than a cruise experience; I’d actually describe it as a taste of […]

Got These? Ten Travel Gadgets to Watch from CES 2019

What do you get when 180,000 verified geeks and 4,500 newfangled gadgets descend upon a few long blocks in Las Vegas? A lot of enhanced plastic, paper and wires and a possibly scary vision of the future at what is now fondly called CES. The Consumer Electronics show that has been happening yearly since 1967 […]

New ships for cruising

HAL’s Nieuw Statendam Raises the Bar on Premium Cruising

By David Yeskel If you were smitten – as I was – by the new, modern look and feel of Holland America Line’s (HAL) Koningsdam upon her debut in 2016, prepare for the love affair to continue with a just-delivered sister ship, Nieuw Statendam.  And while the gorgeous, 2,666-passenger vessel matches her sibling’s lighter, contemporary […]